U.S. artist Zaria Forman's beautiful images of water and glaciers may seem like photos at first, but they're not – they're photo-realistic drawings that she created using soft pastels and her fingers!
Ivan Hoo is a Singaporean artist with a talent for breathing life into anything he draws. His impressive attention to detail makes it hard to believe that the artist is self-taught.
These 3d optical illusion tattoos will definitely turn heads and drop people's jaws. These 25 of the best 3D tattoos out there might even inspire you to get one of these yourself!
Dino Tomic is a young Croatian tattoo artist based in Norway who demonstrates his impressive talent with realistic drawings. Tomic explores a wide range of stylistics by drawing on sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and other fictional themes to fuel his work, but not without realistic animal and people as well.
Gustavo Silva Nuñez is an astonishingly talented artist from Valencia, Venezuela, who paints people in water with meticulous accuracy. The artist pushes the boundaries between reality and painting even further by interacting with his paintings and playfully posing as if the people he painted were really there beside him.
Note: For the best effect, look at the images before reading the description. Highly-talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has done a wonderful job of tricking our visual perception. The artist created a series of strikingly realistic self-portraits that at first look as if the artist simply covered his face with multicoloured paint and took photographs...
Italian illustrator Alessandro Diddi draws stunning anamorphic 3D pieces that make you question your own eyes. His meticulously detailed pencil drawings are combined with small props, sometimes the very pencil he draws with, or his own fingers, and that way his creations aren't even limited by the lines of the paper sheets.
Since the earliest known cave drawings people tried to replicate the things they saw, but only the best artist could come close to replicating the real world. Even the invention of photography in the nineteenth century didn't stop the artists, on the contrary...
Remember Dutch freelance artist Ramon Bruin and his stunning 3D pencil drawings? The 31-year-old mostly self-taught artist kept improving his skills, and has recently presented some new works!
What looks like live fish and octopus in soup bowls, are actually photorealistic paintings by Singapore-based artist Keng Lye.
It's hard to believe that this Diego Fazio's work is not a photograph, and that's probably why this 22-year-old artist added plenty of pictures of him in the process of work. The self-taught Italian creates stunningly photorealistic drawings using nothing but a pencil - which is almost impossible to tell just by looking at the...
We've already seen some incredible pencil drawings that would be almost as accurate as photographs - but how about sewing some photo-realistic portraits..? St. Louis-based Cayce Zavaglia shows that it's possible, although still considers herself more of a painter.